Star Wars Day Shortbread

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PC hardware and computing

  1. Acer Aspire VX 15 budget gaming laptop review @ Tom's Hardware
  2. Asus ROG Swift PG258Q monitor review @ Tom's Hardware
  3. PrimoChill Praxis WetBench review @ Think Computers
  4. Raijintek Asterion Classic case review @ TechPowerUp
  5. EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 11 GB review @ TechPowerUp
  6. G.SKILL Flare X Series 16GB DDR4 3200MHz AMD memory kit review @ Legit Review
  7. MSI Z270 Gaming M3 motherboard review @ KitGuru
  8. Review: G.Skill Flare X 16GB DDR4-3200 @ Hexus
  9. Review: Asus ROG G20CI @ Hexus
  10. ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AMP Extreme review @ Guru3D
  11. Corsair Carbide Series Spec-04 review @ bit-tech
  12. Gigabyte Aero 15 review @ bit-tech

Games and VR

  1. Steam Support Stats show around 75,000 requests a day @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. Epic's Tim Sweeney thinks full-body VR scanners are just three years away @ Upload VR
  3. Holographic Waveguides: what you need to know to understand the smartglasses market @ Upload VR
  4. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Lost Alpha Developer's Cut released @ Rock Paper Shotgun (I need to get out of here and go play that)

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. All your Googles are belong to us: look out for the Google Docs phishing worm @ ArsTechnica
  2. How medieval Christian monks helped make the modern chicken @ New Atlas
  3. Robotic glockenspiel and hacked HDD's make music @ Hack A Day
  4. Video captures cuttlefish going wild in the wild @ New Atlas (I saw a pair of cuttlefish hunting in the wild once. Their intelligence was so obvious, I was momentarily dumbfounded)

Cheese, memes, and RGB LEDs

  1. This pizza is made of cheese. And, yes, we're talking about the crust too @
  2. English village hosts annual cheese rolling championships @ Reuters
Colton Westrate

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    • LoneWolf15
    • 3 years ago

    Is it Stephen King Day too? Because I see Cujo.

    • Krogoth
    • 3 years ago


    • Unknown-Error
    • 3 years ago

    Dark lord canine “Dog Vader”.

    • davidbowser
    • 3 years ago

    [quote<]Epic's Tim Sweeney thinks full-body VR scanners are just three years away @ Upload VR[/quote<] Was it just me or was the first thing that popped into your head, "Porn"?

      • Redocbew
      • 3 years ago

      It was not just you.

        • thx1138r
        • 3 years ago

        or you.

      • tipoo
      • 3 years ago

      It’s just fact that porn is at the forefront of formats and technologies. The format they pick has usually won, see blu ray 😉

        • davidbowser
        • 3 years ago

        I read an article not too long ago that was exactly what you said.

        The sequence was something like

        Film -> VHS -> DVD and online -> Blu-ray and live streaming -> VR

        Some quick research on sites that I never knew existed before right now and will probably never visit again *ahem* show another interesting thing: 3D Blu-ray is not popular in the US (or EU as far as I can tell), but has some legs in Japan. There are only 69 (no I did not make that up) titles listed in 3D Blu-ray versus thousands of DVDs and regular Blu-rays and of that small number, 53 are “Asian”. Even the US ones that are in that list seem to be from 2012-2014 when they were testing the waters.

          • Captain Ned
          • 3 years ago

          So Tron:Legacy is but one of 16 3D Blu-Rays released in the US?? I find that hard to believe.

            • davidbowser
            • 3 years ago

            [b<]3d Porn[/b<] Ned

    • Neutronbeam
    • 3 years ago

    It’s Darth Dog, dark lord of the Sit…and rollover and bark and beg.

      • etana
      • 3 years ago

      I thought it was Arf Vader.
      Who’s a good sith,?

      • Redocbew
      • 3 years ago

      Darth Dog says: “I find your lack of treats disturbing.”

      • Krogoth
      • 3 years ago

      If you only knew the power of the bark side…..

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